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10 Road Construction Work Zone Safety Tips

Warmer weather means that roadwork season is in full effect which means more and more work zones are popping up on our interstates, highways, and streets. It’s also the time of year when more people are on the road traveling greater distances to the beach, mountains, and other vacation spots.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, (BLS) 2019 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), there were 142 construction worker deaths caused by roadway incidents involving motor vehicles. Of those, 81 were collisions with another vehicle, 34 were collisions with objects other than vehicles, and 25 were from noncollision incidents such as overturned or jackknifed vehicles.

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